Faculty Accomplishments

Dr. Thomas (Tom) Becker, Business Management, USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Thomas Becker, Business Management

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Thomas (Tom) Becker, Business Management, USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Richard Borghesi, Finance

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Tuesday Talks: John Stewart, Professional and Technical Communication

Tuesday Talks: John Stewart, Professional & Technical Communication

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at John Stewart....

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Dr. Sunita Lodwig Information Technology USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Sunita Lodwig, Information Technology

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Sunita...

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Dr. Katerina Berezina Hospitality Management USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Katerina Berezina, Hospitality Management

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Sandra Stone USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM New Regional Chancellor

New Regional Chancellor is Named at USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2014) — University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft today named Dr. Sandra Stone regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Stone comes...

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Tuesday Talks: Jon Stuart, Entrepreneurship USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Jon Stuart, Entrepreneurship

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at adjuct...

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SRQ

Students Investigate Customers’ Perceptions of SRQ Airport

Dean Cihan Cobanoglu, Dr. Serdar Ongan and Dr. Wan Yang of USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership (CHTL) are conducting a satisfaction study for Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)...

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Dr. Kathy Black USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Social Work

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Kathy Black, Social Work

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Kathy...

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Dr. Jody Lynn McBrien USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Education

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jody Lynn McBrien, Education

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Jean Kabongo USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Business Management and Entrepreneurship MBA

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jean Kabongo, Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Jean Kabongo....

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Chef Joe Askren USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Hospitality

Tuesday Talks: Chef Joe Askren, Hospitality

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Chef Joe Askren....

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Dr. Wilma Davidson USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Professional & Technical Communication

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Wilma Davidson, Professional & Technical Communication

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Wilma Davidson....

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Dr. Marie Byrd USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Elementary Education

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Marie Byrd, Elementary Education

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Marie Byrd....

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Dr. Jenni Menon Mariano USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Education

Professor Receives Funding for Research on the Higher Education Experience

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has been awarded a $289,336 sub-award through Clark University as part of a 1.45 million dollar grant funded by the John Templeton Foundation, to...

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Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jenni Menon Mariano, Secondary Education & Literacies Curriculum

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments. This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Jenni Mennon Mariano. Dr. Mariano...

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Dr. James (Jim) Curran, USF Sarasota-Manatee Marketing Business

Tuesday Talks: Dr. James Curran, Marketing

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. James Curran. Dr. James...

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Dr. Terry Osborn, USFSM Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

USFSM Announces Interim Regional Chancellor

Terry A. Osborn, USF Sarasota-Manatee regional vice chancellor for academic and student affairs, will serve as interim regional chancellor effective August 1. Arthur M. Guilford will be stepping down from...

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Dr. Richard Reich USF Sarasota-Manatee

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Richard Reich, Psychology

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Richard Reich. Dr. Richard...

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Dr. Susan Fulton

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Susan Fulton, Communications Sciences & Disorders

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Susan Fulton. Dr....

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USF Sarasota-Manatee John Stewart

BLOG: Classroom Success Leads to National Recognition

John Stewart, Visiting Instructor of Professional and Technical Communication, will be presenting his paper on “Implementing an XML Authoring Project in a New Media Course” at the IEEE International Professional...

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Dr. Valerie Lipscomb USFSM

Lipscomb Nominated for Research and Publication Award

USF Sarasota-Manatee Assistant Professor of English Valerie Lipscomb was nominated for the Vera Mowry Roberts Research and Publication award with her essay “’Putting on Her White Hair’: The Life Course...

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USFSM Global Engagement Office

Global Engagement Office Opens at USF Sarasota-Manatee

USF Sarasota-Manatee announces the creation of a Global Engagement Office (GEO), a liaison to USF World, which will develop the international reach of the institution and advance student achievement through...

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Dr. Cihan Cobanoglu USFSM

Dr. Cobanoglu Honored with Tourism Catalyst Award

Cihan Cobanoglu, dean of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership, received the Bradenton Area Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s 2014 Tourism Catalyst Award. “Today, I...

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USFSM AACSB Accreditation

USFSM College of Business Maintains Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

The College of Business at USF Sarasota-Manatee has maintained its business accreditation by AACSB International—The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in...

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Dr. Terry Osborn, USFSM Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

Dr. Terry Osborn Named New Regional Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs

USF Sarasota-Manatee Regional Chancellor Arthur Guilford  announces the selection of Terry A. Osborn, dean and professor of the College of Education at USF Sarasota-Manatee since 2010, to fill the position...

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Dr. Timothy Turner, USFSM

Turner Receives Grant for Scholarly Research This Summer in England

Timothy Turner, an Elizabethan scholar and assistant professor in the USF Sarasota-Manatee College of Arts and Sciences, received a USF System “New Researcher” grant to travel to the United Kingdom...

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Chef Burak Mil

Chef Burak Mil Brings Global Perspective to USFSM

Chef Burak Mil works with students in the new Culinary Innovation Lab at USFSM, bringing his special global perspective to students learning the intricacies of chefs’ day-to-day responsibilities. He joined...

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Commencement

USF Sarasota-Manatee Holds 60th Commencement Ceremony

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee’s fall commencement exercises will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 15th at the Bradenton Area Convention Center. Of the 197 USF Sarasota-Manatee...

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Dr. Melissa Sloan

Dr. Melissa Sloan Earns National Attention

For an academic researcher, perhaps the most rewarding part of the publication process comes when your work is cited in the national media. That is what USF Sarasota-Manatee’s Dr. Melissa...

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Dr. Elaine Augustine

Dr. Elaine Augustine Receives an Editor’s Choice Award

Dr. Elaine Augustine, Instructor of Psychology at USF Sarasota-Manatee, recently received the Editor’s Choice Award from the Cognitive Development Society.  The award was given for an article in the Journal...

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Dr. Terry A. Osborn Named Executive Director of FACTE

Dr. Terry A. Osborn, Dean and Professor, College of Education at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has been named the Executive Director of the Florida Association of Colleges for...

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CLC

USFSM Announces Newest Community Leadership Council Members

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee welcomed 10 new members to the Community Leadership Council (CLC) for 2013-14. This group of community and business leaders from the Sarasota-Manatee County area represent...

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Faculty

14 New Faculty Members; Six Promotions for Current Faculty

The University of South Florida Sarasota- Manatee has added a total of 14 new professors to the faculty for the Fall 2013 semester. In addition to the 14 new faculty...

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Senapati

Dr. Su Senapati Joins Staff at USF Sarasota-Manatee

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has hired a USF alumna to the university staff. Dr. Senapati will work as the Faculty Coordinator for Learning Support Services while also teaching...

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2012-13 USFSM Faculty & Staff Recognition

Recognition is an important part of our culture at USF and this year our Outstanding Staff Award program honors employees who continually work to make USFSM a better place. The...

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Evelyn Duvall Family Studies Conference 2015

A biennial symposium at USF Sarasota-Manatee brings together academics and practitioners to enable research-driven best practices in the social and family services within Florida and beyond.

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E-Learning Blog: Canvas Release Notes for November

The Canvas release notes for this month bring some instructor-specific feature enhancements. The new features enhance the ways instructors can manage quizzes and course activities. This release, like other releases, also...

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Dr. Thomas (Tom) Becker, Business Management, USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Thomas Becker, Business Management

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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CSPAN

C-SPAN Digital Bus to Visit USF Sarasota-Manatee

The C-SPAN Digital Bus will visit USF Sarasota-Manatee from 8 – 11:30 a.m. on December 4, when students, faculty and staff and the public at large are invited to take...

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Rylie

15-Year-Old VanOrsdol Feels at Home at USFSM

One of USFSM’s newest students is unique in more ways than one. Rylie VanOrsdol is a 15-year-old junior, who transferred this fall with 61 credits from State College of Florida....

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E-Learning Blog: Web 2.0 Tools – PopcornMaker

by Carlos Montoya, M.Ed One of the great things about education in recent years is the amount of resources that have emerged in order to increase creativity and productivity. Web...

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Open-House

Priority Deadline for Freshmen Quickly Approaching

Sarasota, FL (November 10, 2014)– High school students interested in applying to USF Sarasota-Manatee for the fall 2015 semester should take note of the priority application deadline: January 2, 2015....

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Open-House

One Open House Remaining for Fall Semester

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will host one more open house for prospective students during the fall 2014 semester. Open Houses: November 13, 2014 USFSM Open House at 5:00 p.m....

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#USFSMBrunch Social Media Recap

On November 2, 2014, guests of #USFSMBrunch used social media to showcase all the great food, fun and support of student scholarships at the 21st annual USF Sarasota-Manatee Brunch on the Bay.

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USFSM Recognizes Research Symposium Winners

SARASOTA, Fla. (November 3, 2014) – University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) recently hosted its annual Student Research Symposium, a program offering students an opportunity to present research, learn from...

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Dr. Thomas (Tom) Becker, Business Management, USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Richard Borghesi, Finance

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Students Awarded Scholarships by FICPA

Students Awarded Scholarships by FICPA

Eleven students at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee were awarded scholarships of up to $2,000 in 2014-2015 by the Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants (FICPA).  FICPA held a...

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Brunch on the Bay 2014

The 21st Anniversary USF Sarasota-Manatee Brunch scholarship event will be held on November 2, 2014, when guests will once again celebrate making higher education possible for local students during an afternoon of food and tropical splendor.

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Tuesday Talks: John Stewart, Professional and Technical Communication

Tuesday Talks: John Stewart, Professional & Technical Communication

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at John Stewart....

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USFSM North Port

Two New Hospitality Courses Offered at North Port Instructional Site

Beginning in spring 2015, USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership (CHTL) will offer Introduction to Hospitality and Tourism as well as International Food & Culture at its North...

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Zinn

District Receives $1.2 million Arts Integration Grant from USDOE

The Sarasota County Schools, through Any Given Child Sarasota, have been selected by the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) to receive a $1.2 million grant over four years to implement...

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Dr. Sunita Lodwig Information Technology USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Sunita Lodwig, Information Technology

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Sunita...

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E-Learning Blog: Canvas Calendar Sync

by Carlos Montoya, M.Ed How can the Canvas calendar feed simplify your life? Well, let’s say that you are having fun with your friends at the beach, or attending a...

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2014-15 New USFSM Community Leadership Council Members

USFSM Adds Five Members to Community Leadership Council

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee welcomed five new members to the Community Leadership Council (CLC) for 2014-15. This group of community and business leaders from the Sarasota-Manatee County area...

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Dr. Katerina Berezina Hospitality Management USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Katerina Berezina, Hospitality Management

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Distinguished Visiting Professor Series Brings Outstanding Scholars to USFSM

USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality and Technology Leadership enters the second year of its Distinguished Visiting Professor Series which brings internationally recognized scholars to the campus in 2014 for visits...

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Nixon

Clyde G. Nixon International Business Endowment Scholarships Yield Life-Changing Experiences

Over the summer, three USF Sarasota-Manatee (USFSM) students received scholarships from the Clyde G. Nixon International Business Endowment Fund to travel and study abroad. In September, six Nixon Scholars enjoyed...

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E-Learning Blog: Web 2.0 Tools – SoftChalk

by Carlos Montoya, M.Ed The topic for this week’s blog is a tool that will enhance the interaction level of your lessons. There are many resources that you can use...

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Dr. Sandra Stone USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM New Regional Chancellor

New Regional Chancellor is Named at USF Sarasota-Manatee

SARASOTA, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2014) — University of South Florida System President Judy Genshaft today named Dr. Sandra Stone regional chancellor of the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee. Stone comes...

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E-Learning Blog: Using the Canvas App on Your iPad

by Carlos Montoya, M.Ed Hello, and thank your for checking this blog. If you have an iOS or an Android mobile device, I strongly recommend that you download the new...

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Tuesday Talks: Jon Stuart, Entrepreneurship USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM

Tuesday Talks: Jon Stuart, Entrepreneurship

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at adjuct...

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SRQ

Students Investigate Customers’ Perceptions of SRQ Airport

Dean Cihan Cobanoglu, Dr. Serdar Ongan and Dr. Wan Yang of USF Sarasota-Manatee’s College of Hospitality & Technology Leadership (CHTL) are conducting a satisfaction study for Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ)...

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Dr. Kathy Black USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Social Work

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Kathy Black, Social Work

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Kathy...

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E-Learning Blog: Canvas Release Notes from 09/06/14

Hello and thank you for visit the E-learning blog. I hope your Fall 2014 semester is off to a great start. This week’s blog will describe some of the latest...

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Police

Campus Police to Offer Self Defense Class

Campus Police will be offering a Self Defense Class on Tuesday, October 21 at 5:00 PM in ACE317 on the New College of Florida campus (southwest corner of College Drive and...

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Kim Mullins

MBA Helps USFSM Alumna Take a Career Jump

At the age of 42, Kim Mullins proves that higher education is an important component to achieving career advancement. After finishing USF Sarasota-Manatee’s MBA program this summer, she also began...

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Dr. Jody Lynn McBrien USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Education

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jody Lynn McBrien, Education

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr....

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Dr. Jean Kabongo USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Business Management and Entrepreneurship MBA

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Jean Kabongo, Strategic Management & Entrepreneurship

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Jean Kabongo....

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Chef Joe Askren USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Hospitality

Tuesday Talks: Chef Joe Askren, Hospitality

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Chef Joe Askren....

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Regional Chancellor Search Updates

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee has started the search for the next Regional Chancellor. Information on the position and announcements regarding the search can be found here.

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Class Project Turns Into Successful Business for USFSM Alumna

Beth Lukens’s idea for a confection business began during her senior year at USF Sarasota-Manatee disguised as a sweet classroom project. She created a business plan for a fictitious food...

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Dr. Wilma Davidson USF Sarasota-Manatee USFSM Professional & Technical Communication

Tuesday Talks: Dr. Wilma Davidson, Professional & Technical Communication

Each Tuesday, we sit down with members of the faculty to discuss their expertise, recent research and some of their accomplishments.  This week, USFSM takes a closer look at Dr. Wilma Davidson....

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